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Top 5 Most Popular German Restaurants in New York, New York
This list is based on prior customer reviews.
5. Black Forest Brooklyn
There are two locations of this authentic German restaurant. Brought to life by a couple who grew up in Germany’s Black Forest, this spot promises great food, beer, and the environment. It has a beautiful and quaint outdoor space, perfect for an easy, casual meal out. Many patrons praise Black Forest’s service quality, and the food and drinks are praised even more. Both locations also have a contactless order option and are very kid-friendly. The schnitzel is a customer favorite, so be sure to give that a try during your visit!
4. Bierhaus NYC
Located just two blocks from Grand Central, Bierhaus NYC is a one-of-a-kind German restaurant in New York City, offering community seating, a full-service bar with 24 taps and 6 different types of Hofbräu beer, a 50-foot balcony, a glass ceiling, and live music Monday through Saturday. Some local favorites are the mac-and-cheese, giant pretzel, sliders, and classic schnitzel. Be sure to check out the restaurant’s website around Oktoberfest so you don’t miss out on their variety of specials and events!
3. Radegast Hall and Biergarten
Live music, great drinks, and even better food make Radegast Hall and Biergarten one of the most popular spots in Manhattan for large group gatherings and parties. It has an awesome atmosphere, hosting various celebrations and events, both private and public, such as company parties and Oktoberfest. Despite the usually full dance floor and bar, the kitchen still completes orders in a timely manner. If you’re looking for a more relaxed experience, brunch and lunch at this spot are great times to get delicious German cuisine in that kind of atmosphere. Radegast Hall and Biergarten does a perfect job of creating the feeling that you are in a modern German pub.
2. Heidelberg Restaurant
If you’re looking to take a little trip to Europe, Heidelberg Restaurant gives off the perfect ambiance for the next best thing! Wooden tables, dim lights, and beautiful paintings all make for an atmosphere that patrons can’t help but love. One of the country’s oldest award-winning family-owned German restaurants, Heidelberg Restaurant has some of the best German food in the city, including bratwurst, pretzels, schweinshaxe, and wiener schnitzel. German cuisine is characterized by light seasoning and heavy starch sides, and Heidelberg Restaurant definitely delivers on this front.
1. Reichenbach Hall
Reichenbach Hall is New York City’s largest indoor beer hall, offering a wide variety of German beer all available in reasonably priced 1 to 1 ½ liter-glasses. All the beer is German—you won’t find anything local here. The food is popular as well, some favorites include the schnitzel, spaetzle, and veal sausages. If you’re looking for a German beer garden experience with loud music and friendly staff, especially at night, Reichenbach Hall is the place to go.